Matt Cornett is an American entertainer. He is best known for portraying the character of E.J. Caswell on Disney’s High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. He is also known for appearing in movies and shows like Nightmare U (2012-2014) as Daniel, Bella and the Bulldogs (2015-2016) as Zach Barnes, Life in Pieces (2017) as Ryan and Game Shakers (2019) as Blake.

Quick Info
Full NameMatt Cornett
Date of BirthOctober 6, 1998
Birth PlaceRogers, Arkansas
Parent(s)Art Cornett and Rhonda Cornett.
Age22 Years
Height6 feet (1.83 m)
Partner(s)Brookelynn Elizabeth (2020- present)
Net worthUS $200K-$300K

Early Life and Bio

Matt Cornett was born on the 6th of October, 1998 in Rogers, Arkansas. His father’s name is Art Cornett and his mother’s name is Rhonda Cornett. He was raised in an idyllic rural household alongside his older brother and sister in Rogers. There is no further information regarding his family. He is currently 22 years old.

He was interested in acting ever since he was a young boy. At a very small age, he began booking roles and training at acting studios. As his interests in acting grew, he relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting in 2012.

He loves to play football, sing, play guitar, and video games. He also likes to spend quality time with his friends and family. He is also a dog lover and proudly owns a Siberian Husky named Kota.

Matt Cornett

Nationality and Physical Stats

Matt Cornett is of American nationality and his ethnicity is White-Caucasian.

The actor has an athletic body with a height of 6 feet or 1.83 m and a weight of 80 kg or 176.5 lbs. Similarly, he has dark brown hair and has a beautiful set of eyes of Hazel color.

He has a lean and well-toned physique and a set of alluring eyes.

His zodiac sign is Libra. 


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Television Shows

Matt Cornett made his debut in a TV show from Nightmare U (2012-2014) as Daniel. Since then, he has been continuously grinding and working hard to make a name for himself.

He did a show called Bella and the Bulldogs (2015-2016) as Zach Barnes. The show was directed by Jonathan Butler and Gabriel Garza. The show premiered on January 17, 2015, and ended on June 25, 2016. The show starred actors like Brec Bassinger, Coy Stewart, Jackie Radinsky, Buddy Handleson, Lilimar, Haley Tju, and Rio Mangini. The show has a total of 39 episodes and Matt was cast in 6 of those episodes.

Similarly, some of his other popular works are The Middle (2016) as Duncan, Criminal Minds (2016) as Austin Settergren, Speechless (2017) as Chase, Life in Pieces (2017-2018) as Ryan, Alone Together (2018) as Logan, Perfect Citizens (2018) as Nathan Scherzer, Game Shakers (2019-2020) as Blake and a few others.

He was cast as the main role and portrayed the popular character of E.J. Caswell in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series (2019-present). He increased his fame by playing in this show. The Show starred stars like Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett, Matt Cornett, Sofia Wylie, Julia Lester, Dara Renee, Frankie Rodriguez, and a few others.


Matt Cornett made his movie debut in 2012’s short film named Family Treasure as bully #2. He has done other movies like: Can (2013) as Diego, I Think My Babysitter’s an Alien (2015) as Glenn, Inconceivable (2016) as Zach, Fading (2017) as Matt and Alex & Me (2018) as Logan Wills.

Awards and Achievements

In 2016, Matt Cornett won the Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series- Recurring Young Actor (14-21) for Bella and the Bulldogs. Similarly, in 2014, he won the Young Artist Awards for Best Performance in a TV Series Guest Starring Young Actor (14-16) for Southland.

Likewise, he has also won the Young Entertainer Awards for Best Starring Young Actor- Television Series for The Middle.

Matt Cornett

Personal Life: Relationships

There are no records of Matt’s past relationships. Either he doesn’t have any ex-girlfriends or he has been able to keep his dating life very private. As of now, he is in a relationship with Brookelynn Elizabeth who is an American model. 

Matt Cornett uploaded a photo with the American model on her birthday in December 2019 wishing her a very happy birthday. He called her a beautiful angel and said that they are both 21 now. He said that he was lucky to have the amazing human being by his side and deemed himself lucky to be with her.

What is Matt Cornett’s Net Worth?

The 22-year-old actor has been active in the entertainment industry since 2012 to till date. As he started landing roles in various series, he started getting more fame. Since with more fame comes more roles and money, he has been able to earn a pretty decent amount of money and is currently estimated to have a net worth of approximately $200K-$300K.

Social Media Presence

Matt Cornett is active on social media with 433K followers on Instagram (@mattcornett) and 35.3K followers on Twitter (@Matt_Cornett_).  He doesn’t seem to have a Facebook account though. He uses his social media bio to promote his shows.


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